1 SAMUEL 17:32

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine.”

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1 Samuel 17:32 Translation & Meaning

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And David דָּוִד֙ David, the youngest son of Jesse David
said וַיֹּ֤אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
to אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to to
Saul, שָׁא֔וּל Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites Saul
Let no אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing Let no
man's אָדָ֖ם Ruddy i.e., a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) mans
heart לֵב The heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the center of anything heart
fail יִפֹּ֥ל To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) fail
because עָלָ֑יו Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications because
of him; thy servant עַבְדְּךָ֣ A servant servant
will go יֵלֵ֔ךְ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) go
and fight וְנִלְחַ֖ם To feed on; by implication, to battle (as destruction) fight
with עִם Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
this הַזֶּֽה׃ The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
Philistine. הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֥י A Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth Philistine

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  • 30  And he turned from him toward another, and spake after the same manner: and the people answered him again after the former manner.

  • 31  And when the words were heard which David spake, they rehearsed them before Saul: and he sent for him.

  • 32  And David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine.

  • 33  And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him: for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth.

  • 34  And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:




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